Pursuant to the Franklin County Code the Franklin County Planning Commission hereby gives notice of a public hearing to be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at 6:00pm in the Franklin County Board of Supervisors Meeting Room located in the Franklin County Government Center, 1255 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount, VA  24151 to which all interested parties are invited in reference to the following request:

  1. APPLICATION for SPECIAL USE PERMIT – Application of Cellco Partnership DBA Verizon Wireless, Applicant, and Karl L. Taylor, Linda H. Taylor, Donald D. Taylor, and Joyce Taylor, Owners, requesting a Special Use Permit with possible conditions, to allow for the construction of a 199’ monopole communications tower located within a 100’ x 100’ leased area on an approximate 39.94 acre property. The property, currently zoned A-1 Agricultural, is located at the corner of Windlass Road and Back Nine Drive in the Gills Creek District of Franklin County, and is further identified by Franklin County Real Estate Records as Tax Map/Parcel # 0310002101. Per Section 25-179 of the Franklin County Code, communications towers are allowed by special use permit in A-1 zoning districts. The property has a future land use designation of Low Density Residential.

(Case # SPEC-12-18-16133).

These applications may be accessed on the County website at by clicking "Planning Commission" on the main page and then "Applications for Current Year". To obtain additional information regarding these requests, contact the Planning & Community Development Department, 1255 Franklin Street, Suite 103, Rocky Mount, Virginia  24151, (540) 483-3027 Ext. 2430,  Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm or email All requests for reasonable accommodations due to a disability should be made to the Planning & Community Development Department at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Hannah L. Powell, Clerk